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Talks

2013 Drawing on Tradition: Miniature painting, its relevance and recovery for use in contemporary art practice today’ at the Prince’s School of Traditional Art’s, London

2014 Book launch ‘Art and Resilience’ at the Alhambra Art Council, Lahore

2019 During Women’s week at the Qatar Library, Doha,gave a talk ‘An Asian artists’ journey whilst continuing her practice as an artist and completing a PhD Drawing on Tradition.

Education

2013 PhD Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, London (UK)- “Drawing on tradition: The recognition and relevance of the elements of Persian, Mughal and Pahari drawing and painting in contemporary art practice.”

1976-77 Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford (UK)

1974 Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Department of Fine Arts, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

1972 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA) Department of Fine Arts, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Exhibitions

2021 Love Thy Neighbour, exhibition of paintings at the Poetry Library, Manchester, Asia Triennial

2021 Chelsea, Naturally, An exhibition of the members of Chelsea Art Society, London

2021 The Petri dish project exhibition, Tebbs gallery, London

2021 Love thy neighbour, at the Poetry Library Manchester, Asia Triennial Manchester

2021 Making Paradise exhibition at the Aga Khan Centre gallery, London

2020 ING Discerning Eye exhibition 2020

2019 Ebb and Flow: A Chelsea Perspective, an exhibition of the Chelsea Art Society members, London

2019 Group show Carpet Pages Roots 11, The Art Pavilion, London

2019 Solo exhibition at AlBahie, Doha, Qatar

2019 Three paintings on permanent display at Dumfries House, UK

2019 Solo exhibition In the Absence of Shadows, Minaretein Gallery, Doha,

Qatar

2019 72nd Annual Exhibition of the Chelsea Art Society, London

2018 Group show Living Tradition, VM Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

2018 Group show Contemporary Arts Through Living Traditions at the Prince’s School of Traditional Art’s, London.

2017 Participated in the 9th National Exhibition of the National Council of the Arts, National Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan

2017 Solo Exhibition Echoes of Contemplation, the Prince’s School of Traditional Art’s, London.

2014-2017 66th, 65th,64th, 63rd annual Exhibition of the Chelsea Art Society, London

2010 Paintings exhibited at the National Gallery alongside the Exhibition The Indian Portrait 1560-1860,” London

Achievements and awards

2002 Muslim Achievement Award in Art and Culture, House of Lords, London, England

1983 First Prize (Abstract Painting) Artists of Sind Competition, organised by the Arts Council, Karachi, Pakistan

1974 Gold Medal for achieving the First Position in MFA, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

1972 Merit Scholarship (BFA) University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

1971 Position in Fine Arts (Life Drawing) competition at the Annual Gathering of All Pakistan Talented Students, Lahore